markka

noun
mark·​ka | \ ˈmär-ˌkä How to pronounce markka (audio) \
plural markkaa\ ˈmär-​ˌkä How to pronounce markka (audio) \ also markkas\ ˈmär-​ˌkäz How to pronounce markka (audio) \

Definition of markka

: the basic monetary unit of Finland from 1860 to 2002

First Known Use of markka

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for markka

Finnish, from Swedish mark, a unit of value; akin to Old Norse mǫrk mark

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“Markka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/markka. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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